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  1. De novo transcriptome characterization and gene expression...Read the original story

    Yesterday | BioMed Central

    Key Laboratory of Biogeography and Bioresource in Arid Land, Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Urumqi 830011, China The electronic version of this article is the complete one and can be found online at:

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  2. XI'AN: Easier trade procedures to energise cooperation between China and neighboursRead the original story

    Yesterday | Asia News Network

    Vice-Premier Wang Yang on Wednesday called for closer cooperation between the customs authorities of countries along the new Silk Road to allow more efficient trading procedures and cross-border e-commerce activities. The Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road initiatives were put forward by President Xi Jinping in 2013, with the purpose of rejuvenating the two ancient trading routes and further opening up the markets.

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  3. China touts success of Muslim area crackdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The China Post

    Mainland China said Wednesday that it has foiled 181 terror plots since it started a crackdown a year ago on Islamic separatists in the northwestern region of Xinjiang that was prompted by a surge of violence that reached as far as Beijing. However, it was unclear what scale of terror organization is reflected in the tally, because authorities have given neither extensive details on the plots nor a clear definition of what they would include, and some analysts suggest small-scale or even nonviolent incidents might be on the list.

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  4. China touts success of crackdown in restive Muslim regionRead the original story

    Wednesday | WTOV9

    China says it has foiled 181 terror plots in the year since it started a crackdown on violent Islamic separatists in the northwestern region of Xinjiang. State broadcaster CCTV on Wednesday showed paramilitary troops conducting a range of drills featuring fleets of helicopters, simulated building assaults and the use of heavy weapons including anti-tank guns and flamethrowers.

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  5. 181 Xinjiang terrorist plots foiled, says state mediaRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Standard

    China says it has foiled 181 terror plots in the year since it started a crackdown on Islamic separatists in the northwestern region of Xinjiang. State broadcaster CCTV today showed paramilitary troops conducting a range of drills featuring fleets of helicopters, simulated building assaults and the use of heavy weapons including anti-tank guns and flamethrowers.

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  6. Afghan Peace Envoy Met Taliban in Secret China TalksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | China Digital Times

    The two-day meeting, which took place in the northwestern Chinese city of Urumqi, was aimed at discussing preconditions for a possible peace process, the people said. [] The meeting was significant for another reason: It was facilitated by Pakistan's intelligence agency in an apparent show of goodwill aimed at a negotiated solution to the insurgency.

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  7. Neighbours urged to pool resources to help AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | The Nation

    Senior officials of Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process - a joint initiative of Afghanistan and Turkey established in November 2011 finalised after daylong deliberations on Monday the agenda of ministerial meeting to be held in Islamabad later this year. The meeting hosted by Pakistan at Foreign Office, called upon Afghanistan's all neighbours to pool their resources for peace and development in the war-torn neighbour by joining hands to ensure peace and security in that country.

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  8. Afghan police station under siegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | NWAonline

    Taliban gunmen have surrounded a police compound in the volatile southern province of Helmand after killing 19 policemen and seven soldiers in an ongoing siege, a senior police officer said Monday from inside the compound. Napas Khan, the police chief in the Naw Zad district, said by telephone that the insurgents had advanced to within 65 feet of the compound after seizing police vehicles and weapons and blocking all roads out of Naw Zad.

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  9. China Breaks Up "181 Terrorist Groups" in XinjiangRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | China Digital Times

    The authorities in the northwestern region of Xinjiang say they have broken up 181 terrorist groups since they launched a security crackdown a year ago. [] The Communist Party committee in the region said 96.2 per cent of the gangs were discovered while they were planning attacks, the state-run news agency Xinhua said.

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  10. BEIJING: Police in Xinjiang bust 181 terrorist groupsRead the original story

    Monday May 25 | Asia News Network

    Police have broken up 181 terrorist groups over the past year as the result of a sweeping crackdown in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, local authorities said on Monday. According to the regional government's publicity office, 96.2 per cent of the groups were traced before they were able to commit crimes and 112 suspects surrendered to the police.

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  11. Taliban surround Afghan police compound in HelmandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Boston.com

    Taliban gunmen surrounded a police compound in the volatile southern province of Helmand after killing 19 police officers and seven soldiers in an ongoing siege, a senior police officer said Monday from inside the compound. Napas Khan, the police chief in the Naw Zad district, said by telephone that the insurgents had advanced to within 65 feet of the compound after seizing police vehicles and weapons and blocking all roads out of Naw Zad.

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  12. Taliban and Afghan peace officials have secret talks in ChinaRead the original story

    Monday May 25 | Anchorage Daily News

    A peace envoy from Afghanistan met in western China last week with former Taliban officials with close ties to Pakistan's intelligence agency, in an attempt to keep open the possibility of formal Afghan peace talks, officials said Monday. The meeting, hosted by China, took place May 19 and 20 in Urumqi, capital of the western region of Xinjiang.

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  13. China busts 'terror' gangs in yearlong operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | The China Post

    A "strike hard" campaign against what China calls terrorism in the largely Muslim region of Xinjiang and beyond has seen 181 gangs busted, authorities said Monday, a year after the controversial measures were launched. Rights groups have labeled the crackdown discriminatory, raising further concerns after Beijing announced in January the measures would be extended until at least the end of 2015.

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  14. a Afghan envoy held secret peace talks with Taliban in China - reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Russia Taday

    An Afghan peace envoy reportedly held secret talks with former Taliban officials in China last week in an effort to bring the insurgency to the negotiating table. The meeting was facilitated by Pakistan's intelligence agency.

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  15. China Cracks Down on Islamic Terrorist Gangs in Western ProvincesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Breitbart.com

    China has cracked down on 181 "terror gangs" in its restive far western region of Xinjiang, which has suffered a string of violent attacks, state media reported on Monday. Resource-rich Xinjiang, strategically located on the borders of central Asia, plays a crucial rule in helping China meet its growing energy needs.

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  16. .com | China busts 181 'terror' gangs in year-long crackdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | News24

    A "strike hard" campaign against what China calls terrorism in the largely Muslim region of Xinjiang and beyond has seen 181 gangs busted, authorities said on Monday, a year after the controversial measures were launched. Rights groups have labelled the crackdown discriminatory, raising further concerns after Beijing announced in January the measures would be extended until at least the end of 2015.

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  17. 181 terror groups busted in XinjiangRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | China Daily

    A total of 181 terror gangs have been busted after police in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region started a sweeping anti-terror campaign a year ago. Data from the regional committee of the Communist Party of China shows that 96.2 percent of the terror groups were thwarted at the planning stage and 112 suspects surrendered to the police.

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  18. China invites private investors to help fund US$318b of projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Channelnewsasia.com

    China's state planning agency has released a list of more than 1,000 proposed projects totalling 1.97 trillion yuan that it is inviting private investors to help fund, build and operate. Newly-built residential buildings are seen next to the partially-frozen Songhua River and a bridge in Jilin, Jilin province February 3, 2015.

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  19. Paramilitary police officers on guard by a shopping centre in Hotan in Xinjiang. Photo: AFPRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | South China Morning Post

    The authorities in the northwestern region of Xinjiang say they have broken up 181 terrorist groups since they launched a security crackdown a year ago. The government has blamed a series of violent attacks in the region and other areas of China on separatist Islamic militants from Xinjiang.

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  20. China clamps down on 181 'terror gangs' in Uighur dominated XinjiangRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | DNA India

    Resource-rich Xinjiang, strategically located on the borders of central Asia, plays a crucial rule in helping China meet its growing energy needs. China has cracked down on 181 "terror gangs" in its restive far western region of Xinjiang, which has suffered a string of violent attacks, state media reported on Monday.

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